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17 May 2010 178 views
 
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Hooray Henley's?

Temple island, the start point for Henley-on-Thames regatta races. Competing college and university teams from all over the world and a big corporate entertaining event. Takes place in early June.

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My most favorite place, I grew up around these places, makes me a bit homesick lol. Lovely capturesmile
John Prior: Thanks Linda, love all the walks along the river in this area.
I've always wanted to see a regatta race on the Thames in person, John. This is the next best thing. Do you know how many teams participated?
  • don
  • United States
  • 17 May 2010, 16:07
A fine action. I like the spray of water frozen mid-air. Excellent color and detail. What a fine setting for the competition.
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 17 May 2010, 19:11
I've never seen a regatta race in person, but would like to one day. What a lovely place.
loveley shot here John, caught all the action
Somewhere I've never been for any reason, it looks very nice and peaceful so I guess this wasn't regatta time.
John Prior: Brian, Yes a few days before, a bit of practise. It is very busy along the banks especially closer to Henley, about a mile from the island. Also lots of people partying on boats on the other side of the white posts. These are driven in each year to mark the course.

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